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HIV & AIDS AWARENESS EVENTS

Find out more about awareness events like Pride, OktoberTest, World AIDS Day and National HIV Testing Week.

Pride in London 2022 

 

What is Pride?

June is Pride Month - a month dedicated to celebrating LGBTQ+ communities all around the world. A Pride parade is held in London and 2022 celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Pride Parade. 

When is Pride in London?

Pride in London takes place on Saturday 2nd July in London. The Parade starts at 12Noon. 

What are BioSure doing for Pride 2022

The BioSure team are supporting the parade at Pride in London on Saturday 2nd July. We'll be sharing information about the importance of Knowing Your Status, testing and joining in the celebrations.

Find our more about easy to use OraQuick HIV Self Tests.

 

OktoberTest 2022

 

What is OktoberTest?

OktoberTest is an awareness event organised by BioSure. It runs in October in the UK to create awareness about the importance of regular testing for HIV and other health conditions. 

When is OktoberTest 2022?

OktoberTest 2022 begins on Saturday 1 October and ends on Monday 31 October 2022. BioSure will be sharing information on many aspects of HIV, including the importance of testing.   

Partners will also be using #OktoberTest and #KnowYourStatus to share news, updates and information on how to know your status.

What are BioSure doing for OktoberTest 2022?

For 2022, BioSure will be sharing information across our digital channels to answer many of the questions that people have about HIV. BioSure will be talking about what HIV is, how to test for HIV and about U=U (Undetectable equals Untransmittable).

 

World AIDS Day

 

What is World AIDS day?

World AIDS Day is a global awareness campaign to educate people about HIV and AIDS, show support for people living with HIV and to remember those who have died from AIDS-related illnesses around the world.  The event was founded in 1988 and in the UK it is coordinated by the National AIDS Trust. Find out more here.

When is World AIDS Day 2022?

World AIDS Day takes place on Thursday 1 December 2022. On this day, organisations around the world create awareness and raise funds to support groups and organisations who are working to combat the spread and effect of  HIV and AIDS.

How is BioSure supporting World AIDS Day 2022?

BioSure will be commemorating World AIDS Day in 2022 by joining with organisations all around the world to work together to beat the stigma, educate others about Undetectable equals Untransmittable (U=U), create awareness of the importance of testing to end all new HIV transmissions by 2030 and stamp out HIV!

How to #knowyourstatus for World Aids Day?

One of the most important steps in reducing the spread of HIV is to #KnowYourStatus. Find our more about easy to use OraQuick HIV Self Tests.

 

National HIV Testing Week

 

What is National HIV Testing Week?

National HIV Testing Week is an awareness week in the UK that creates awareness of sexual health and HIV and promotes regular HIV testing across the UK. It’s co-ordinated by HIV Prevention England and it aims to reduce the numbers of undiagnosed people and people diagnosed late. 

When is National HIV Testing Week?

The next National HIV Testing Week takes place in February 2023.

During this time local testing events will take place in clinics and as part of outreach in the community, all across the UK. Partners will also be using #HIVtestweek and #KnowYourStatus to share news, updates and information on how to know your status.